Law (Combined degree)


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws combined degree complete ten core Law units of study (48 credit points). Students must complete their law units of study in the yearly sequence indicated in the following tables. All law units in the first four years of the degree are compulsory. In their fifth year, students choose elective law units to complete their degree. Students should note that the law units of study cannot be counted as a major in the Bachelor of Commerce component of this combined degree.

(1) Core units of study (first three years of study)


In the first three years of study, students complete ten core units of study – including two zero credit point units (48 credit points) for the Bachelor of Laws component of their combined degree. Students must complete these units in the yearly sequence set out in the degree progression table.

YEAR SESSION UNIT OF STUDY
CREDIT POINTS
First year of study
   

Semester 1

LAWS1006 Foundations of Law  6

Semester 2

LAWS1013 Legal Research I  0

Semester 2

LAWS1012 Torts  6
Second year of study
   

Semester 1

LAWS1014 Civil and Criminal Procedure  6

Semester 1

LAWS1015 Contracts  6

Semester 2

LAWS1016 Criminal Law  6
Third year of study
     

Semester 1

LAWS1023 Public International Law 6

Semester 2

LAWS1017 Torts and Contracts II 6

Semester 2

LAWS1019 Legal Research II  0

Semester 2

LAWS1021 Public Law  6

(2) Core and elective units of study (fourth and fifth years of study)

Students usually complete the Bachelor of Commerce component of the combined degree by the end of their third year of full-time study, and the Bachelor of Laws component continues for another two years. From their fourth year of full-time study, students complete core and elective units of study (96 credit points) from the Sydney Law School as set out in the following table to meet the requirements for their Law degree.

YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY
CREDIT POINTS
Fourth year of study

Semester 1

LAWS2010 Administrative Law 6

Semester 1

LAWS2011 Federal Constitutional Law  6

Semester 1

LAWS2012 Introduction to Property and Commercial Law 6

Semester 1

LAWS2013 The Legal Profession  6

Semester 2

LAWS2014 Corporations Law 6

Semester 2

LAWS2015 Equity 6

Semester 2

LAWS2016 Evidence 6

Semester 2

LAWS2017 Real Property 6

Fifth year of study

Semester 1

LAWS2018 Private International Law A

AND

42 credit points in elective units of study from Part 1 and Part 2 tables as set out in the Sydney Law School Handbook.

48

Semester 2

For full details of the available core and elective Law units of study for years four and five, students should refer to the Sydney Law School Handbook.